Britannica: George Washington

George Washington (born February 22 [February 11, Old Style], 1732, Westmoreland county, Virginia [U.S.]—died December 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, Virginia, U.S.) American general and commander in chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution (1775–83) and subsequently first president of the United States (1789–97).

Graff, Henry and Nevins, Allan. “George Washington”. Encyclopedia Britannica, 14 Feb. 2024, Accessed 15 February 2024.